This language feature is only available from Ada 2005 on.
Used to declare an interface. Interfaces are the most important innovation in Ada 2005. The basic semantic has been taken from the interface concept of the Java programming language. Interface inheritance is a reduced form of multiple inheritance.
There are various forms of interfaces available:
The normal interface is declared as:
Can be used as interface to limited tagged type.
type Printable is synchronized interface;
All synchronized interfaces are also limited.
Can be used as an interface to a task type.
All task interfaces are also synchronized.
Can be used as an interface to a protected type.
All protected interfaces are also synchronized.
- Ada Programming
- Ada Programming/Keywords
- Ada Programming/Object Orientation
- Ada Programming/OO
- Ada Programming/Pragmas/Interface (obsolescent)
Ada Reference Manual
Ada Quality and Style Guide